Vega eminates from the steep terraced vineyards of the Douro Valley (home to the great Port houses) and is a sturdy table wine blended from three of the region`s best varieties, Touriga Nacional and Touriga Franca and Tinta Roriz. It is rich with plum, cherry and mineral elements and complex with a firm grip of tannins, typical of the region.
Touriga Nacional remains the most revered Portuguese grape and has been cultivated in the cape since the mid 1990`s. This deeply coloured wine, full of concentrated dark fruits is also distinguished by its fragrance and perfume. It`s full bodied with ripe, smooth tannins.
This has full ripe Pinot Gris spiciness in the nose, with a lovely lemon lift. It is medium weight, but with a full, stony impact on the palate, where it is long and satisfying with good acidity. No malolactic fermentation is allowed, so the wine retains a bright crisp citrus acidity. Attractive peach fruit. creamy texture, very slightly off-dry.
This Pinot Gris has a soft floral nose accompanied by pear, quince and some spicy notes equipoised by flavours of lemon, white peach and savoury yeastiness characters. Elegant and deftly balanced with a dry mouth-watering finish
Rich gold in colour, this wine delights with mellow aromatics, which are reminiscent of pear, apple, quince, dough and cream, with a touch of wood smoke. On the palate, generous flavours of baked apple, quince, cream, nuts and pastry.
The robe is a light yellow with an average intensity. The disk is bright, limpid and transparent. The wine has a youthful character.The nose is varietal, with slight smoky and cocoa flavours Airing reveals more fruity notes, apricots and peach.The onset in the mouth is fresh, delicate and moderately ample. One finds again of ripe fruit.
A blend of Touriga Nacional, Alfrocheiro & Aragonez, this is a beautifully made, full bodied wine with intense flavours and lots of red fruit and complex layers.The finish is long and fresh. Really good value for this high quality Portuguese red.
Marlborough Pinot Gris which is whole bunch pressed to give its oaty creaminess pleasure on the palate with flavours of stone fruits and white pear. The Seddon vineyard has a climate that gives the wine a richly textured palate. A different grape for you to discover and enjoy.
An exciting new vineyard between the tiny hamlet of Malagas and Cape Infanta, at the mouth of the Breede River. Owned by De Trafford estate Medium deep, purple tinged red colour. Lots of juicy dark red berry fruits on the nose with some chocolate and nut aspects and an underlying slate, liquorice component. Big, rich, mouthfilling palate.
A wonderfully aromatic Touriga Nacional from the Dao region. Ruby-red in colour with intense aromas of ripe red and black fruits, with floral and herbal notes that give the wine freshness, and subtle oaky flavours from time spent ageing in barrel.
Aromatic, ripe nectarines, apricots and lemons together with lovely oriental spices. Silky mouthfeel with honeyed stone fruit with a little pastry. Rich and citrusy with a bit of sherbet on the finish. There`s lots going on and it`s delicious! Great with fish, chicken and anything with a bit of spice.
A classic zesty Pinot Gris from Adelaide Hills. Hand picked and whole bunch pressed, 20% barrel fermented. A fragrant nose of Nashi pear and spice leads to a richly structured palate of delicious orchard fruit, cinnamon and nutmeg, with fine acidity and elegant length. Enjoy with Asian and spicy dishes.